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'London's Night Tube won't save dying club scene'

Newly elected Mayor Sadiq Khan seems like a pretty decent chap, with some pretty decent ideas. However, we’re not altogether sure if his hopes of saving the capital’s dying nightlife via the Night Tube scheme – which launched this week ( ...

Rio Olympics: Africans triumph in surprising sports

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt was undoubtedly the star of the Rio Olympics, pulling off his unrivalled treble triple of sprint wins. But his three golds in Brazil (nine overall in three Olympics) were one less than African American teenager Simone Biles.Aged ...

'How Britain's media fuels public unrest'

Media-fired triggers of the August riots in 2011 that started in Tottenham - prejudice, disinformation, and institutional racism - are still crackling away in the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.Negative press reporting encou ...

Is the US electoral system really 'rigged'?

Many have speculated how a Donald Trump victory would affect the US but few have thought about the consequences of a Trump loss. After falling behind Hillary Clinton in the polls, Trump has already developed a narrative for his exit: The electio ...

Headline-grabbing 'outing' of gay Olympic athletes is bad journalism

A right-wing news editor has caused outrage at the Olympics after posing as a gay man on the dating app Grindr in order to ‘out’ dozens of athletes. Nico Hines, London Editor of The Daily Beast, gave specific details of countless ind ...

UK 2016: Scandal of Brits dying from malnutrition

Food bank charities have condemned the “scandal” of poverty in the UK after disturbing new figures revealed that hundreds of people died from hunger last year. Figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) indicate that 391 people died ...

UK 2016: Scandal of Brits dying from malnutrition

Food bank charities have condemned the “scandal” of poverty in the UK after disturbing new figures revealed that hundreds of people died from hunger last year. Figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) indicate that 391 people died ...

Fear of refugees 'major concern for people across globe'

A majority of people polled in 22 countries are worried that some terrorists are pretending to be refugees, and 38 percent want their countries to close their borders to new arrivals. The survey prompted the United Nations (UN) to warn against &ldquo ...

Black Labour members back Jeremy Corbyn's leadership

Momentum Black Connexions (MBC) media officer Marc Wadsworth has been caught-up in a Fleet Street concocted firestorm after challenging a Labour MP for colluding with the right-wing press.Wadsworth confronted the Daily Telegraph reporter Kate McCann after ...
Muhammad Ali 'wasn't a hero of the civil rights movement'

Muhammad Ali: civil rights or Black Power icon?

Muhammad Ali’s legacy is in danger of being hijacked by journalists and historians keen to “whitewash” him as an icon of the “civil rights” movement rather the Black Power struggle, of which he was a leader, says The-Latest ed ...

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